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If you are over 80 years old should you get a shingles shot. It is not covered by medicare.?

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Dr. Marshall Bedder
Pain Management
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In brief: Yes

If you have a medicate part d drug plan there will be coverage.
Current recommendations are for any adult over the age of 60 to get the vaccine even if they have had shingles. The risk of contracting the disease increases with age and it can be very debilitating.

In brief: Yes

If you have a medicate part d drug plan there will be coverage.
Current recommendations are for any adult over the age of 60 to get the vaccine even if they have had shingles. The risk of contracting the disease increases with age and it can be very debilitating.
Dr. Marshall Bedder
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: It is...

Under part d.

In brief: It is...

Under part d.
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